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All About Growing Asparagus

When you see asparagus standing tall and proud in neat displays at your local grocery store, you might have a hard time imagining how it is grown. It may seem even harder to imagine you could grow it in your own vegetable garden.While growing asparagus takes patience — about three years to be exact, to ensure vigorous growth and plant maturity — it is not as difficult as you may ....

Cholesterol Isn't the Problem in Heart Disease; Inflammation Is

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of your body and is essential to good health. Your body uses it to make hormones, protect your cell membranes, digest food and manufacture vitamin D after exposure to the sun. Your liver manufactures most of the cholesterol your body requires from nutrients extracted from your food.Animals use cholesterol in much the same way. Th ....

Simplifying the School Search Finding the right fit for your child

In some communities, the options for kids’ schooling abound. From home-based to city-run, baby-signing to multilingual, along with specializations in music, art, sport, or yoga, how do parents make the right choice?Soon after learning I was pregnant with my first daughter, came the many wonderings and worries about childcare and schooling. The options felt dizzying: home-based to city-run, baby- ....

Fire Retardants Found in Furniture and Gym Mats Implicated in Infertility

Couch cushions, carpeting, mattresses, children's items, electronics and yoga mats are just a few examples of sources that expose you to toxic flame retardant chemicals, many of which have been linked to serious health risks, including:InfertilityBirth defectsNeurodevelopmental delays,1 reduced IQ2 and behavioral problems in childrenHormone disruptions3CancerIn fact, flame retardant chem ....

Can You Really Call This ‘Clean Meat?’

What do agricultural giant Cargill Inc. and billionaires Richard Branson and Bill Gates have in common? They’re among a group of investors who have given, so far, $17 million to Memphis Meats — a startup company that’s growing meat (beef, chicken and duck) from animal cells. No actual animals are involved, just their cells, so the idea is that one day environmentally (and ethically) devastat ....

The Strange Connection Between Vision Loss and Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's disease, a severe form of dementia, affects an estimated 5.2 million Americans;1 200,000 of which are under the age of 65. According to recent data, Alzheimer's disease kills more than half a million Americans per year,2 making Alzheimer's the third leading killer in the U.S., right behind heart disease and cancer.Since there's no conventional cure, i ....

Cinnamon Health Benefits Proven

Even if you rarely cook or bake, if you have anything in your cupboard in the way of spices, cinnamon is probably one of them. The warming, fragrant powder harvested from the bark of a tropical evergreen bush not only is tasty in a plethora of dishes both sweet and savory, but has a long history of use as a medicinal. Ayurvedic medicine originated in India more than 3,000 years ago.Maharishi Ayurv ....

The Harmful Effects of Electromagnetic Fields Explained

I’ve often noted that electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are a pernicious, hidden health risk. But exactly how does this kind of microwave radiation damage your health? Martin Pall, Ph.D., has identified and published research describing the likely molecular mechanisms of how EMFs from cellphones and wireless technologies damage plants, animals and humans.1,2 ,3,4Pall has a b ....

‘Crapshoot’ — How Sewage Contaminates Our Food Supply

The documentary, “Crapshoot: The Gamble with Our Wastes,” produced by the National Film Board of Canada in 2003, investigates an important aspect of human life you likely give little consideration: sewage.  Do you know what happens to the water and other items after you flush the toilet or run water down the drain?If you’ve never stopped to consider what happens after you turn off the f ....

If You Enjoy the Taste of Nutmeg, You’ll Probably Love Its Essential Oil, Too

Early European explorers had traveled all over the world to find spices such as nutmeg with good reason. Nutmeg, or Myristica fragrans, isn't just a popular ingredient for cooking. It also possesses therapeutic properties, which made it a part of ancient cultures that include traditional Chinese and Indian medicine.1Today, nutmeg is very much present in the alternative health scene. As a ....

Alcoholism Epidemic in the US: More Than 1 in 8 Americans Are Now Alcoholics

The opioid epidemic has been making headlines in the U.S., but another public health crisis is also in the making, this time involving alcohol, according to a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry.1 In the time period spanning 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, 30 percent more Americans engaged in high-risk drinking. The study included data from nearly 80,000 Americans and found statistically significa ....

Epidemic Numbers of People Suffering From Constipationd

For most people, an occasional bout of constipation is a minor aggravation. However, this is not the case for the nearly 15 percent of the U.S. population suffering from chronic constipation.1 This means 63 million people have difficulty passing hard, dry, lumpy stool, suffer from feeling bloated, have abdominal pain or feel as if there is something stuck in their rectum or intestines.2F ....

If You Enjoy the Taste of Nutmeg, You’ll Probably Love Its Essential Oil, Too

Early European explorers had traveled all over the world to find spices such as nutmeg with good reason. Nutmeg, or Myristica fragrans, isn't just a popular ingredient for cooking. It also possesses therapeutic properties, which made it a part of ancient cultures that include traditional Chinese and Indian medicine.1Today, nutmeg is very much present in the alternative health scene. As a ....

New Dicamba Herbicide Wreaks Havoc Across the US

While the chemical technology industry, led by Monsanto, claimed genetically engineered (GE) glyphosate-resistant crops would reduce the need for herbicides, usage has steadily and significantly risen since the advent of GE seeds. What’s worse, the rapid emergence of chemical-resistant superweeds has led to the development and use of even more toxic herbicides.This includes 2,4-D and dicamb ....

Aspartame: Decades of Science Point to Serious Health Consequences

Most people begin consuming diet products not because they love the taste or want to gain extra nutrition but because they believe doing so will help them lose weight. Those sweetened with aspartame make up a large part of the “diet” products market to this day, despite plentiful research showing they likely promote weight gain, not loss. Take the 2011 study by researchers at the Uni ....

Plastic Fish on Your Plate

It's estimated that close to 300 million tons of plastic are produced every year, more than half of which is for single-use products. Those discarded plastic bottles, bags, straws and other plastic waste end up largely in our oceans, to the tune of more than 8 million tons a year.1 Carried along with the ocean's currents, swirling gyres of "plastic smog"2 now cover about 40 percent of th ....

Why Are Organic Onions so Much Better?

You don’t have to be a cook to know how delicious onions are. If you’re looking for mouthwatering, savory flavor to enhance other foods, cooked or raw, onions are your go-to veggie. Or, when you cut them into slices and bake or sauté them whole, all by themselves, drizzled with olive oil or avocado oil and sprinkled with dried thyme, rosemary and/or basil, the fr ....

ReCODE: The Reversal of Cognitive Decline

Alzheimer’s is now the third leading cause of death in the United States, right behind heart disease and cancer. While prevalence is rapidly increasing, the good news is you actually have a great deal of control over this devastating disease.Dr. Dale Bredesen, director of neurodegenerative disease research at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine, and ....